JKSET Exam Pattern 2023: Paper 1 & 2, Marking Scheme 

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JKSET Exam Pattern

JKSET Exam Pattern 2023 is released by the University of Jammu along with the official notification JKSET 2023. Candidates who are interested in appearing in the JKSET/LASET 2023 Exam must go through the prescribed exam pattern to optimise their examination preparation and have a better understanding of the exam structure, types of questions, marking scheme and so on. 

The Jammu Kashmir State Eligibility Test is divided into two primary papers, i.e. Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 is common for every aspirant while candidates can choose a paper subject from 39 different subjects or topics to cover under the syllabus. One must keep in mind that the exam pattern for both papers differs from one another. 

Detail (s)Paper IPaper II
Mode of ExaminationOfflineOffline
Duration One Hour (60 minutes)Two hours (120 minutes)
Timing 10.00 am to 11:00 am11.30 am to 1.30 pm
SectionTeaching and Research Aptitude 39 Subjects 
Total Number of Questions 50100
Weightage100 Marks 200 Marks 

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JKSET Exam Pattern 2023

The JKSET Exam pattern is different for both papers, i.e., Paper 1 and Paper 2. The questionnaire of the said exam predominantly comprises: 

Candidates who want to get a PDF of the JKSET 2023 notification can download it from the official website. Individuals who wish to work as Assistant Professors in universities under the state of Jammu and Kashmir are required to undertake both papers. Individuals sitting for the JKSET Paper 1 can expect to come across questions covered from the ‘Teaching and Aptitude’ Section’, while Paper 2 is administered for all 39 subjects. It is important for aspirants to go through the prescribed exam pattern to understand the intricacies of the exam and its structure/pattern. Doing so will help one expedite their preparation beforehand. 

JKSET Paper 1 Exam Pattern 2023 

Those who wish to appear for the JKSET Exam Paper 1 must cover topics from the ‘Teaching and Aptitude’ Section of the syllabus to enhance their chances of securing better scores. 

The questionnaire of the paper comprises fifty objective-based questions that carry a weightage of 2 marks each. The total duration for completing the said exam is one hour. Refer to the table below to go through the examination pattern for JKSET Paper 1. 

Sections Teaching and Research Aptitude 
Total Number of Questions Fifty (50)
Weightage  One Hundred (100)
DurationOne Hour (60 minutes)
Timing 10.00 am – 11.00 am 

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JKSET Paper 2 Exam Pattern 2023 

Paper 2 of the JKSET Exam is administered for all 39 subjects. Individuals are required to select their preferred PG subject during the registration process. The said paper typically encompasses a total of a hundred objective-based questions. Each question carries a weight of two marks.  The total duration for attempting the said paper is two hours. Refer to the table below to go through the examination pattern. 

Sections 39 Subjects 
Total Number of Questions One Hundred (100)
Weightage  Two Hundred (200)
DurationTwo Hours (120 minutes)
Timing 11.30 am – 1.30 pm 

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JKSET 2023 Marking Scheme

Candidates attempting both papers of the JKSET Exam will be awarded two marks for every correct response. Individuals aspiring to undertake the exam can rest assured as there is no negative marking for erroneous or invalid responses. However, one must evaluate the questionnaire carefully prior to attempting the papers as it may result in the loss of time and energy. 

Paper 1 and Paper 2 Marking Scheme 
Marks Allotted +2 for Every correct response 
No Negative Marking 
Duration of Exam 1 to 2 Hours
Total Marks 100-200
Total Questions 50-100

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How many questions are there in the JKSET Paper 1 and Paper 2?

The JKSET Paper 1 consists of fifty objective-based questions while the paper comprises one hundred questions. 

Is there any negative marking in JKSET?

Candidates appearing for both the JKSET papers will be awarded two marks for every correct response. Aspirants can rest assured that they will not be negatively marked for incorrect responses. 

What is the application fee for JKSET 2023?

Candidates appearing for the JKSET 2023 exam are required to pay the requisite registration fees of INR 1,100. 

Is there a negative marking in the JKSET exam?

No, the JKSET Exam does not have negative markings for erroneous answers. 

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